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for president of the united states. she campaigned for for barack obama and joe biden, and presidentminated by elect obama to be secretary of state. any of us have lived to see a woman achieve a and a womanof goals who has done more for all of us than secretary hillary rodham clinton. with that, i give this award to hillary rodham clinton, and it is going to be accepted. [applause] in 2007 i was honored to serve as hillary clinton's campaign director. her at a family met campaign event in may of that year. hillary clinton as portrayed in media events, i was not prepared for her warm and authenticity. greetings, sheg looked at her son and looked back at me to ask, how is your health care? you it cover everything need? i am not sure i can explain the th her beacon of light provided. me, for ournt, for family, for our son, hillary clinton embodied hope, and in our brief conversation, she showed me what makes her the best public servant i believe our country has ever known. topic, same-sex marriage, veterans rights, voters rights, workers right, and much more, hillary clinton understands our co
in the day in pennsylvania, the president will be joined by scranton native, vice president joe biden, at lackawanna college before 5:00 p.m. at 7:00 eastern, the road to the --te house 26 team coverage 2016 coverage will feature ted cruz at a fund-raising event hosted by the new hampshire republican party. tonight on the encore presentation of " first ladies," >> when she came to the white house, she was interested to see how it worked and she found it was dilapidated and dirty and sort of ominous and she tried to spruce it up. she went through the cabinets and found old pieces of china and then asked service if they could tell her if anybody remembers how old pieces. . she started the idea of trying to catalog and create a sense of what the chinas were. she had a plan of putting the splay cases in the state dining room but that never came to fruition. theis credited with being initiator of the concept of a china presentation the white house. >> the encore presentation of " first ladies" is tonight at 8:00 on c-span. >> president obama was in buffalo new york today to unveil his p
the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens. biden --ident joe [laughter] you know, you do not need a punchline. [laughter] just say his name. people laugh. but vice president joe biden told all of us. he said, if anybody a tax or house, just go outside with a double barrel shotgun, and fire both barrels in the air, which is very, very good advice, if it so happens you are being attacked by a flock of geese. [laughter] but let me tell you, that fight in the early days and weeks, that fight looked unwinnable. the momentum was entirely with the president. all of the media told us it could not be won, and there were lots of senators on the edge, waiting. a handful of senators stood up and said, we will filibuster any amends the that second amendment right to keep and bear arms. [applause] was exactlyd next the same thing that happened with drones. what happened next was, the american people began getting involved, began tweeting, began calling their senators and saying, defend our bill of rights. you one of the most effective defenders we have of the second amendment. the second amendment is your
and bear arms. on this issue, vice president joe biden -- the nice thing is that you don't need a punchline. [applause] you simply say his name and people naturally laugh. but vice president joe biden had some advice for all of us. if somebody is attacking your home, just go outside with a double barrel shotgun and fire both arrows into the air. which is very good advice. if it happens you're being attacked by a flock of geese. on guns, following the horrific tragedy in newtown, president obama came out saying, not let's go come down on the violent criminals like a ton of bricks. but instead, the president said, we will use this as an excuse to go after the constitutional rights of law- abiding citizens. in washington, the momentum was entirely with the president on this. conventional wisdom was that this was unstoppable. and i will tell you that three senators signed a very simple and short note to hear he read that said we will -- harry reid that said we will filibuster anything that prohibits our right to bear arms. [applause] the important thing was not the letter or the filibuster. it
joe biden -- [video clip] >> my fellow americans, we now find ourselves at the hinge of history. and the direction we turn is literally in your hands. it has been truly a great honor to serve you and serve with barack, who has stood up for you for the past four years. i know the incredible confidence he has in all of you. i know this man. yes, the work of recovery is not yet complete. but we are on our way, the journey of hope is not yet finished, but we are on our way, and the cause is not fully accomplished, but we are on our way. i say to you tonight, with absolute confidence, america's best days are ahead and we are on our way. in light of that horizon, for the values that define us, for the ideals that inspire us, there is only one choice. that choices is to move forward and finish the job and reelect president barack obama. host: for those that remember, ted kennedy's speech in 1980 echoing the hope still lives and the dream never dies. your take on the vice president's role in all of this? guest: his role was to be as supportive as he could be to boost the ticket and to s
qaeda about what they call a major attack. politics, turning to vice president joe biden heads to new hampshire later this month. he will appear at a fundraiser for the state's democratic governor. the fundraiser is slated to be held at the home of a lobbyist. a station in hampshire notes the trip could stoke speculation joe biden is preparing for a white house bid in 2016. in an interview last month the vice president made it clear he is not ruling out a run saying "i can die a happy man never having been president of the united states of america. but it doesn't mean i won't run you." new york republican congressman peter king is testing the waters. the 11 term congressman is in new hampshire today and tomorrow. thanks linking says "i believe the republican party would be receptive to my candidacy." those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> i have been pushing for this in the senate, that we would move cybersecurity legislation. it is big, it is complicated. the word cybersecurity means different things to different people. but we need to get this done. actually, as
campaign for president of the united states. in 2008 she campaigned for for barack obama and joe biden, and she was nominated by president elect obama to be secretary of state. i do not think any of us have lived to see a woman achieve a greater set of goals and a woman who has done more for all of us than secretary hillary rodham clinton. with that, i give this award to hillary rodham clinton, and it is going to be accepted. [applause] >> in 2007 i was honored to serve as hillary clinton's campaign director. my entire family met her at a campaign event in may of that year. having only met hillary clinton as portrayed in media events, i was not prepared for her warm and authenticity. after exchanging greetings, she looked at her son and looked back at me to ask, how is your health care? does it cover everything you need? i am not sure i can explain the warmth her beacon of light provided. in that moment, for me, for our family, for our son, hillary clinton embodied hope, and in our brief conversation, she showed me what makes her the best public servant i believe our country has ever k
to do a town hall. also in scranton, pennsylvania with vice president joe biden. two life events we'll have on c-span for you. one in the afternoon and one a little bit later in the day. little bit more from the headlines on this, here's the washington time's write up. obama proposes federal controls on college cost. the funding formula will improve educational value. here are some of the reaction from congress. they write that lawmakers are set to debate and reauthorize the higher education act which is due to expire at the end of the year. congressman john klein of minnesota, a republican, agrees with mr. obama's of promoting innovation on college. saying it could stifle innovation. carol from ohio on the democratic line, carol what's the name of your town? caller: syo. host: what part of the state? caller: not too far from stuebenville? host: is it worth it? caller: yes it is. my son is a nurse and my son did music and teaching. right after 9/11 he worked 2.5 years in his apartment making videos for music for the schools. i have a comment. there was a poll in louisiana as a
was at buffalo. i visited students at syracuse. later today, i am going to meet joe biden in scranton, his hometown. i decided to stop here for a couple of reasons. toldr one, i have been that it is very important for me to go to speedy's while i am here. [applause] up andgoing to pick one try it on the road. number two, i am excited because of the great work that convinces -- campuses like binghamton are doing to keep costs down for hard-working students. the chancellor is making sure that hundreds of thousands of city students across the state are getting a world-class education. but without some of the debt and financial burden that is stopping too many young people from going to college. that is what we want for all of our students across the country. over the past month, i have been visiting towns throughout america. i talked about, how do we secure a better bargain for the middle class? we fought our way through a very brutal recession. now, we are at a point where we are creating jobs, the economy is growing, but it -- budget deficits are falling. healthcare inflation has been reduc
laugh. but vice president joe biden told all of us. he said, if anybody a tax or house, just go outside with a double barrel shotgun, and fire both barrels in the air, which is very, very good advice, if it so happens you are being attacked by a flock of geese. [laughter] but let me tell you, that fight over guns -- in the early days and weeks, that fight looked unwinnable. the momentum was entirely with the president. all of the media told us it could not be won, and there were lots of senators on the edge, waiting. a handful of senators stood up and said, we will filibuster any legislation that amends the second amendment right to keep and bear arms. [applause] what happened next was exactly the same thing that happened with drones. what happened next was, the american people began getting involved, began tweeting, began calling their senators and saying, defend our bill of rights. let me tell you one of the most effective defenders we have of the second amendment is your senator, kelly ayotte. and any new york mayor -- [boos] who thinks he can come up here and believe the senator fro
president joe biden -- [video clip] americans, we now find ourselves at the hinge of history. is the direction we turn literally in your hands. it has been truly a great honor withrve you and serve barack, who has stood up for you for the past four years. know the incredible confidence he has in all of you. i know this man. recovery is not yet complete. we are on our way. the journey of hope is not yet finished but we are on our way. and the cause is not fully accomplished but we are on our way. i think you two nights, with america'sonfidence, best days are ahead and we are on our way. in light of that horizon, for the values that define us, for the ideals that inspire us, there is only one choice. at choices to move forward and finish the job. reelect president barack obama. for those that remember, ted kennedy's speech in 1980 echoing the hope still lives and the dream never dies. your take on the vice president's role in all of this? was to be asle supportive as he could be to boost the ticket and to speak in many ways to the democratic base. one of the goals of the obama
in the justice department, and was a counsel to then-senator joe biden. johnson was jay general counsel for the defense department until last year. a legal overview of everything the u.s. military and defense department was doing , a lot of which we will discuss here. for the general counsel air force and assistant u.s. attorney, hired in new york by rudy giuliani, back in the day. jane harman needs no introduction to anybody here. he is the executive director of the woodrow wilson center. served how many terms in congress? nine terms in congress as ranking member on the house intelligence committee for many years, and then the homeland security committee. is the executive director of the aclu, and has been a consistent voice for civil liberties on all the issues we are going to talk about. let us start right off with the nsa program. i know some of it was covered in the previous panel, but i want to get into, with raj, how it actually works. i am talking about the metadata program, which was probably the biggest disclosure by edward snowden, the fact that millions and millions of recor
means keeping our military family strong. michelle and joe biden's wife, dr. jill, they have made this their mission. because of their efforts, joining forces, more americans are stepping up to support your families. that includes more companies hiring our talented military spouses. after everything you've done for america, every american ought to be doing something to support your families. as the time of war ends, some of you will be kicking off the uniform and returning to civilian life. just as we gave you the tools to succeed on the battlefield, we ought to make sure we are giving you the tools to succeed in the next stages of your life as well. we have improved transition assistance. we want to find you a job that is worthy of your skills. we are helping you and your family pursue your education nder the post-9/11 g.i. bill and making sure that instead of ripping you off, schools give you the education you paid for and they are being held accountable. we are making sure more states and more industries are recognizing your military skills with licenses and credentials you nee
to the democrats. vice-president joe biden is speaking on sunday. i has been -- governor cuomo has been brought up as a potential as into canada. guest: we say every election cycle starts earlier and eleanor -- earlier. having been at the dnc and working on president obama's election, one thing that strikes me on our side is how deep our benches. there is a misconception there are only one or two. it's at the top and then we bench.weak this is a tremendously talented field. klobuchar is a tremendous fan of the progressive movement. these are tremendously talented people. i think it is unfortunate to have to start jockeying so soon. yesterday's accord new york times, a very critical piece of the clintons. what impact could that have on hillary clinton? inst: she was serving government running for president and secretary of state when all of that supposedly occurred. it has been reported there has been an internal review. they are getting their act together. a lot of to be doing other stuff. i have a hard time believing that will hurt her in the long run. generally speaking, people want to talk abou
-- resurfacing. joe biden is coming next month. >> c-span and c-span radio will be covering this in clear lake iowa. tell us a little bit about the event. she is speaking there but honoring hillary clinton. how will that work? caller: right. they gave the award to a democrat this year. she is true -- coming simply to help campaign for a democratic congressman here running for the senate. she has also spoken to iowans at the national convention in north carolina. it is interesting she is coming back. >> does amy have any interest? is there talk about her possibly forming in interest in running for president in 2016? caller: yes. when we asked her in north carolina, she brushed off questions about becoming president. we have asked -- activists from last week. they were promoting a generic female president. one of the names were dropped. if you look at any hotlist or possible democratic candidate that hillary clinton does not run, amy is always on the list. >> also reporting on the republican meeting, which c-span recorded part of today. the headline on the site. the headline says, the national g
. visits to iowa by joe biden. for the first 45 minutes we want to hear from the people that best represents your political party. divided the lines by political party. if you want to give us a tweet on this topic you can send that our way@c-spanwj. send us an e-mail at journal@c- span.org. couple ofurred by a different things. "the wall street journal" has a new writeup about the rnc meeting. the head of the rnc talked a little bit about the 2016 strategy. in this write up this morning, he said -- that ist abt the strategy on the republican side. on the democratic side, iowa seems to be concerned, taking a .ook at what is going on there the vice president is expected to speak there next month. abc news talks about heller clinton and the minnesota senator, saying -- for our first 45 minutes, a generic topic when it comes to , specificallyies we are interested in hearing about who represents your political party best. be prepared to tell us who that is and be prepared to tell us why. here are the numbers that you can give us a call on. for the first call up this morning, this is s
- span radio. >> new york times reports that the son of joe biden, beau biden, has been admitted to a hospital after what has been reported as an episode of disorientation and weakness, a toy gun to say that this morning the vice president accompanied his son to houston, texas, where he is being evaluated. in 2010 he suffered what was said at the time to be a minor stroke with doctors saying he was neurologically mark -- nor logic in normal. aides say that the vice president plans to keep his appearance in scranton, pa., later this week, and c-span will be covering the president on his bus tour through scranton. in yesterday's briefing the press secretary confirmed that the heads up was given to the white house before -- before brent -- before glenn greenwald was the -- was detained on sunday. journalist glenn greenwald has publish stories about u.s. and british surveillance programs based on documents leaked by edward snowden. turning to the situation in egypt, security officials in state television said that the supreme leader of the muslim brotherhood has been detained, captur
disoriented on august 14 after driving to indiana. he is the son of joe biden. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> c-span. we bring public affairs events from washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefings, and conferences, and offering complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service of private industry. we're c-span, created by the cable tv industry 34 years ago and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. and now, you can watch us in h.d. we have to put some things on the land. what do we do with it? to receivemise public input to generate a plan. the same time, you had the developer. patacki.a they wanted to make sure that lower manhattan remained an international financial hub. rebuildieve he had to all the commercial space. >> the controversy of the rebuilding over the former world trade center. span2. night at 9:00 on c- our topic for the next hour is the future of the f-35 program. the pentagon plans to build 2400 trillion.1.5 joining us is steve o'bryan, vice pre
.s. government approval. >> host: that was vice president joe biden talking about new legislation. calls anding your asking what the president needs to know before you can make a military decision. plenty of opinion pieces out there in today's papers on the subject. we need answers on syria, and an opinion piece in today's use ofgton times," weapons by the syrian regime is inconclusive. we want to get your thoughts this morning. we go now to regina from apollo, pennsylvania on our republican line. we need to know that our congress is going to get an opportunity to declare war before mr. obama who has been chomping at the bit with lindsey and john mccain for a long time. to help theeir push muslim brotherhood over there who are killing christians, burning churches. this is not something we need to be involved in at all. we have already been there and done that. we don't have resources, the money, or any desire for anything that we can gain from this except more lives dead, more ptsd from soldiers coming home with legs blown off and more things that we don't belong and with regards to -- we reall
of companies by vice president joe biden. we will show these to you now. >> good afternoon. 10 days ago the world watched in horror as men, women and children were massacred in syria in the worst chemical attack in the 21st century. thatrday they presented the syrian government was responsible for this attack on its own people. it shows them preparing to use chemical weapons, launching rockets in the highly populated suburbs of damascus, and acknowledging that a chemical weapons attack took place. all of this corporate's what the world can plainly see. hospitals overflowing with victims. terrible images of the dead. all told, well over 1000 people were murdered. several hundred of them were children. young girls and boys gassed to death by their own government. this attack is an assault on human community. it also presents a serious danger to our national security. it risks making a mockery of the global role vision on the use of chemical weapons. it endangers our friends and our partners along syria's border including israel, turkey, lebanon, and iraq. it leads to an escalating use of
campaigned for election of barack obama and joe biden. in november, she was nominated by president-elect obama to be secretary of state. i don't think any of us have aved to see a woman achieve greater set of goals, a woman who has done more for all of with that, i give this award to senator and secretary of state hillary rodham clinton. will be accepted by join you come from forrest city -- joy from forrest city. >> in 2007, i was honored to serve as clinton cost campaign director for winnebago county. -- hillary clinton's campaign director for winnebago county. only met hillary clinton as portrayed in media reports, i was not prepared to be overwhelmed by her warmth and authenticity. after exchanging greetings, she --ked at our oldest son's sun, and then looked back at me to say, how is your health care? do they cover everything you need? i'm not sure i can adequately explain the warmth her beacon of light provided on that day in 2007. from ourrs away country successfully passing much-needed healthcare reform. in that moment, for me, for our family, for our son, hillary clinton e
is concerned about the second amendment right to keep and bear arms. on this issue, vice president joe biden -- the nice thing is that you don't need a punchline. [applause] you simply say his name and people naturally laugh. but vice president joe biden had some advice for all of us. if somebody is attacking your home just go outside with a double barrel shotgun and fire both arrows into the air. which is very good advice. if it happens you're being attacked by a flock of geese. on guns, following the horrific tragedy in newtown president obama came out saying, let not let's go come down on the violent criminals like a ton of bricks. but instead, the president said, we will use this as an excuse to go after the constitutional rights of law- abiding citizens. in washington, the momentum was entirely with the president on this. conventional wisdom was that this was unstoppable. and i will tell you that three senators signed a very simple and short note to hear he read that said we will -- harry reid that said we will filibuster anything that prohibits our right to bear arms. [applause] the im
ourselves on. and >> i remember joe biden always came in dead last. least rich on capitol hill. made $200 on his book last year. [laughter] >> i know everyone has questions. each team has worked somewhere else. some of you have worked in more traditional places compared to where you are now. can you tell us how that is different for you personally, what you feel has been a change for you perhaps in moving into the work you are doing now. we're also interested in how you help students prepare for this environment where there are all of these opportunities. what do they need to know to take a vantage of opportunities that are out there? i think they need to learn how to code. as someone who has worked for a newspaper for 24 years, the last six of that running p oliticfact. i am struck by the tremendous opportunity for opportune it -- opportunity for students that can understand the fundamental of journalism and understand understandience, on htm html and want to take the curiosity of record a list and put it to work on the web. >> i will push back a little bit on that from my own interest a
ourselves on. >> i remember joe biden always came in dead last. least rich on capitol hill. he made $200 on his book last year. [laughter] >> i know everyone has questions. each team has worked somewhere else. some of you have worked in more traditional places compared to where you are now. can you tell us how that is different for you personally, what you feel has been a change for you perhaps in moving into the work you are doing now. we're also interested in how you help students prepare for this environment where there are all of these opportunities. what do they need to know to take advantage of opportunities that are out there? >> i think they need to learn how to code. as someone who has worked for a newspaper for 24 years, the last six of that running politifact. i am struck by the tremendous opportunity for students that can understand the fundamental of journalism and understand computer science, understand html and want to take the curiosity of a journalist and put it to work on the web. >> i will push back a little bit on that from my own interest and say i do not care if the
. on the democratic side, we've got amy of minnesota tomorrow. howard dean is research -- resurfacing. joe biden is coming next month. >> c-span and c-span radio will be covering this in clear lake iowa. about thelittle bit event. she is speaking there but honoring hillary clinton. how will that work? >>) -- >> right. they gave the award to a democrat this year. she is true -- coming simply to for a democratic congressman here running for the senate. at has also spoken to iowans the national convention in north carolina. it is interesting she is coming back. any interest?ave is there talk about her possibly forming in interest in running for president in 2016? >> yes. when we asked her in north carolina, she brushed off questions about becoming president. we have asked -- activists from last week. they were promoting a generic female president. one of the names were dropped. if you look at any hotlist or possible democratic candidate that hillary clinton does not my is always on the list. on the reporting republican meeting, which c- span recorded part of today. the headline on the site. the hea
visited students at syracuse. later today on the joe biden in scranton, his hometown. i decided to stop here for a couple of reasons. number one, i have been told it is very important for me to get a speedy's while i'm here. [applause] so we are going to pick one up and try it on the road. number two, i'm excited because the great work that suny campuses like the nintendo are doing to keep costs down for hard-working students -- like binghamton are doing to keep costs down for hard-working students like you. students across the state are getting world-class higher education. that without some of the debt and financial burden that is stopping too many young people from going to college. that is what we want for all of our students and families all across the country. i've beenast month visiting towns throughout america and i have talked about, how do we secure a better bargain for the middle class and everybody trying to work their way into the middle class? we fought our way through a very brutal recession and now we're at a point where we are creating jobs, the economy is growing, ajit
briefing congress. vice president joe biden, defense secretary chuck hagel, and secretary of state john kerry all reported at the white house today. partiesnators from both scheduled to be briefed somewhere this afternoon via phone, and house speaker john boehner has invited house meters to return early tomorrow from their august break for a atssified briefing in person the capital. we were told the president was going to be starting a half-hour ago, and we were told about three minutes ago that he will be starting right now. so we're waiting and listening here in the rose garden at the white house. >> good afternoon, everybody. 10 days ago, the world watched in horror as men, women, and children were massacred in syria in the worst chemical weapons attack of the 21st century. yesterday, the united states presented a powerful case that the syrian government was responsible for this attack on its own people. our intelligence shows the assad regime and its forces preparing to use chemical weapons, launching rockets in the highly populated suburbs of damascus, and acknowledging that a chem
. that is the sort of resources and reporting that we pride ourselves on. and >> i remember joe biden always came in dead last. least rich on capitol hill. he made $200 on his book last year. [laughter] >> i know everyone has questions. each team has worked somewhere else. some of you have worked in more traditional places compared to where you are now. can you tell us how that is different for you personally, what you feel has been a change for you perhaps in moving into the work you are doing now. we're also interested in how you help students prepare for this environment where there are all of these opportunities. what do they need to know to take a vantage of opportunities that are out there? >> i think they need to learn how to code. as someone who has worked for a newspaper for 24 years, the last six of that running politifact. i am struck by the tremendous opportunity for opportune it -- opportunity for students that can understand the fundamental of journalism and understand computer science, understand html and want to take the curiosity of record a list and put it to work on the web. >>
. earlier today, vice president joe biden airing an event was asked the question about syria, and he responded that the president has not yet made a decision about an attack on that country. speaker boehner yesterday released a statement in which he called on further negotiations by the president with congress, and within his letter he included a number of questions, what specific evidence the administration has about the use of chemical weapons by the government as well as the administration's long-term goals. we will continue to follow this story and update you as the news becomes available. as the president considers the u.s. response to syria's alleged use of michael weapons, the washington institute yesterday hosted a discussion on the u.s. relationship with syria and opposition groups and the applications of a strike on that nation. this discussion is about 90 minutes. ,> if i may have your attention i'm the director of research at the washington institute for near east policy. i would like to welcome you here today and start with a logistical note -- please follow my example a
was at the university of buffalo. i visited students at syracuse. later today on the joe biden in scranton, his hometown. i decided to stop here for a couple of reasons. . there has been a proposal that box stores with high profits paid $12. pay $12, we will not open all all these stores. from the conversation pseudo-logic. through these issues of wages and what people are paid and what is wrong and right about the way we choose to compensate people for their labor. right. i hope we appreciate the fact that dr. julianne malveaux is a graduate of m.i.t. [applause] andwith her brilliance intellectual capacity, she uses her ivory tower genius to come down the of any streets in order to make a difference for you -- to come down to the ebony streets in order to make a difference for you and me. so i thank you. [applause] salute andelp but appreciatively applaud someone who is often taken for granted, the reverend jeffrey jackson -- the reverend jesse jackson. [applause] gift to us and i hope that we will always be appreciative of the fact that much of what we enjoy is because of reverend jesse jackson. you c
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